Haiti bought military tanks that arrived from Canada this Saturday

Through a joint statement, Canada and the United States reported that the security teams that arrived in Haiti this Saturday to combat the gangs that keep that country in distress, were acquired by the Haitian government to be delivered to the director general of the Haitian National Police (HNP).

The letter signed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, Mélanie Joly; the Minister of National Defense of Canada, Anita Anand; the Secretary of State of the United States, Antony Blinken and the Secretary of Defense of that North American nation, Lloyd Austin.

It is indicated that this shipment includes “among others, tactical and armored vehicles, as well as supplies.”

“This team will help the HNP in its fight against criminal agents who foment violence and disrupt the flow of vital humanitarian aid, thus undermining efforts to stop the cholera epidemic in Haiti.”they explain.

According to information obtained by Listín Diario, these teams would cost 18 million dollars.

Below is the full statement:

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honorable Mélanie Joly, the Minister of National Defense, the Honorable Anita Anand, the United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, and the United States Secretary of Defense, Lloyd Austin, made the following statement today about Haiti

Today, US and Canadian military aircraft have arrived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to transport essential security equipment, purchased by the Haitian government, to the director general of the Haitian National Police (HNP). This equipment includes, among others, tactical and armored vehicles, as well as supplies. The delivery of the equipment was part of a joint operation involving aircraft from Royal Canadian Aviation and the United States Air Force.

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This team will help the PNH in its fight against criminal agents who promote violence and disrupt the flow of vital humanitarian aid, thus undermining efforts to stop the cholera epidemic in Haiti.

Canada and the United States remain committed to supporting the HNP in its work to protect and serve the Haitian people. Along with international partners, our governments will work with Haitian partners to bolster Haiti’s capacity to train additional police and improve law enforcement operations.

Canada and the United States commend the international community for mobilizing new commitments in support of Haiti’s most urgent needs, and we urge international partners to honor these commitments. We encourage partner nations to contribute to the United Nations Common Security Fund to restore peace and security to Haitian citizens. Together with the Government of Haiti, Canada and the United States stress the importance of working together to support the restoration of security in Haiti.

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